A lifetime of accumulation

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter, by Margareta Magnusson

I recently had the opportunity to read Margareta Magnusson’s The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning[1]. The book is about clearing out unnecessary belongings before you leave it to family members as well as getting your affairs in order. With a matter of fact approach and humour she tackles difficult family conversations and how wonderful…

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Herbs & Spices – How to store and how to grow


When was the last time you took a look at your spice cupboard?  I’m sure like most people you have spices that have been in your cupboard since you moved into your first home. You just keep moving them from place to place because they don’t go bad…right? Or doubles because you didn’t dig back…

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